Neon City Riders brings 2D pixel adventure to Blade Runner streets
Neon pixels up to your eyeballs.
Pixel art and neon is just a match created in heaven, is not it? Particularly when you throw that combo into an 80’s influenced cyberpunk setting, oh boy. Atmospheric pixel magic. Neon City Riders, initially effectively Kickstarted in 2016, has bundled collectively all these fantastic components in its 2D action adventure, due to be released in 2020.
Created and published by Mexico-primarily based indie, Mecha Studios, Neon City Riders casts the player as Rick, a masked man on a mission. The crumbling neon planet he finds himself inside is ruled by 4 highly effective gang leaders, and in order to defeat them, Rick is going to will need some fire energy.
Roaming the streets of Neon City, Rick can hoover up collectables, superpowers and even companions to enable him in his plight. Each and every leader has captured their fair share of Rick’s family members and good friends so with each death comes the release of individuals back to the wild streets. The game aims to have a light narrative tone, but is not afraid to stray into some of the darker sides of cyberpunk – 1 filled with BDSM fetishes and vanilla ice impersonators, apparently.
The planet is littered with inhabitants to speak to and consists of several story threads to unravel. The map is open-planet, so if you want to discover this pixelated beauty at length, it is certainly your oyster. As properly as dash and parry-led combat, there are also lots of puzzles to resolve inside the atmosphere itself. And of course, all of this is set to an 80s inspired soundtrack.
To uncover out much more about Neon City Riders pay a visit to the games site. It is set to release in early 2020, and the group are also presently functioning on a consoles.
Kate has been gaming due to the fact she could manage a mouse. In addition to obtaining a penchant for indie games, Kate had a Planet of Warcraft account when she was far as well young, and has a weakness for any game with ‘RPG’ in the description.